IMG_1614Adam “Squints” McCauley – Congratulations on winning the “Captain of the Year” at the 2015 Greenfield Village World Tournament for the 2nd straight year!

Saginaw Old Golds Survive Brutal Weekend

IMG_6830 IMG_6842 IMG_6909The Golds took part this past weekend in the Ohio/Michigan Vintage Baseball Challenge in Auburn. They played through rain, wind, 40 degree weather, hail, sleet and assorted injuries to put up 4 straight wins. It is the second time Michigan won over Ohio.
Games:
Day 1
Golds 24 – Central Ohio 13
Golds 35 – Columbus Capitals 15

Day 2 with Bound Rule
Golds 7 – Forrest City 3
Golds 12 – Columbus 2

Killing the ball for Saginaw, John Piersal .800, Jason Leckrone .800 and Bryce Funchion .760/3 triples/ 12 RBI’s. (Even though he became the only Gold in 10 years to strike out at bat). The put out King was John Smith with 16. Piersal and Mahan threw the 4 victories.

The Golds take their 5-0 record to play the La-De-Dahs in Greenfield Village on June 11th.

Saginaw Old Golds Open 10th Season

The Saginaw Old Golds opened the season against the Red Rovers from Plymouth Michigan and came away with a comeback 16-7 win. They started out down 7 runs in the first inning and came back by shutting the door on a very talented team for the next 8 innings, to win going away 16-7. John Piersall went 5 for 5, Jason Leckrone went for 4 for 4, Jon Smith 2 for 6 with a double & Toby Larkin 3 for 6 with a double. Pitching as usual was handled by John Piersall and “Ducky” Mahan. Smith & Adam McCauley both recorded 4 put outs each.

Richard Curry
Clarkson1883@yahoo.com